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Russell-Brasstown National Scenic Byway

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Classic scenic drive

Good rolling hills and mountain views!!! Great waterfalls along the way...Anna Ruby twin falls and... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Charleston. SC
A neat drive

We spent an afternoon wandering and exploring this byway. It's spring and the trees were all leafed... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Sharon K
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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This scenic and winding drive leads to Brasstown Bald Mountain.
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

My wife and I found a brochure and a description of this online and decided to take this 41-mile round trip auto tour of this area of the north Georgia mountains. Unfortunately, we were disappointed with certain aspects of our visit - certain areas of...More

1  Thank Twhatty
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Good rolling hills and mountain views!!! Great waterfalls along the way...Anna Ruby twin falls and many others with highest peak in Georgia to boot!!!

1  Thank travlingdude
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We spent an afternoon wandering and exploring this byway. It's spring and the trees were all leafed out and beautiful. This is a great drive - very scenic.

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I absolutely love byways throughout the mountains so this was a must-do for us. We rode up to Helton Creek Falls and enjoyed the scenery and stops on the way. The roads were no where near as curvy and "scary" as the ones we rode...More

1  Thank Faith N
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect! The drive is peaceful & relaxing. The view is awesome. Even though it wasn't peak season for the foliage, it was still gorgeous! Highly recommended!

Thank Jbodnar9372
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Avoid at all cost if coming from Helen. So steep I was concerned about overtaxing my engine, especially at the beginning of our trip - something I've never worried about for eight years of travels in this vehicle. First part of the highway from Helen...More

Thank RobofTN
Reviewed 10 November 2015

AMAZING .. wonderful views, roads were not difficult to drive. One of the highlights of our trip. Do not miss this drive.

Thank Alabamalandorsea
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Whether by car or by motorcycle this is a great scenic drive in the North Georgia Mountains. The road is in excellent condition with wide sweepers and elevation changes. Would be brilliant during the fall color change season.

2  Thank Ken W
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Decided to drive this byway, based on the high rankings it's received. We started by using the Alt 75 route, & looped around to exit through Helen. Most traffic was coming from the opposite direction, lots of motorcycles, & everyone enjoying the winding mountain road....More

2  Thank DeeDeeF1980
Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

This drive is amazing. The views are spectacular and worth any anxiety someone may have on driving through mountainous roads. We drove up during the late morning and there was still ice on the trees that, when falling, looked like snow. The mist coming off...More

3  Thank NikRNak
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